San Francisco Police Department

(Rachael Garner/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)

It’s time for the SF police union to bargain

You know how sometimes you have some esoteric technical knowledge, but people…

 

Members of the community hold signs in protest during a Town Hall meeting in response to the April 7 police shooting death of Luis Gongora. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD watchdog partially sustains complaint over police clearing tents after Gongora shooting

San Francisco’s police watchdog has partially upheld a complaint against officers who…

 

The family of Abel Esquivel, a man killed with a revolver stolen from a San Francisco police officer's car, has filed a claim against The City and the police department. (Courtesy photo)

Family files claim against SF over son killed with cop’s stolen gun

The family of a 23-year-old man shot and killed with a revolver…

 

A homeless encampment near Ninth and Brannan streets is seen July 20, 2017. (Jessica Christian/2017 S.F. Examiner)

Man leaves flyers at Mission tent encampment threatening to ‘burn’ and ‘beat’ homeless

A man allegedly distributed flyers at a Mission District homeless encampment Friday…

A homeless encampment near Ninth and Brannan streets is seen July 20, 2017. (Jessica Christian/2017 S.F. Examiner)

Arrest made in Wednesday homicide near Union Square

San Francisco police on Thursday made an arrest in connection with a…

3 detained in North Bay in SF homicide investigation

San Francisco police on Thursday detained three people in the North Bay…

Supervisor Catherine Stefani today called for regular hearings on auto break-ins to hold police accountable. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

New SF supervisor seeks to hold police accountable on car break-ins

San Francisco’s newest member of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday said…

Supervisor Catherine Stefani today called for regular hearings on auto break-ins to hold police accountable. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A report from the budget analyst estimates The City will spend $66 million on pedestrian safety projects in the next five years. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Pedestrian deaths remain steady as SF rolls out new safety measures

Unreliable pedestrian injury data may mean San Francisco’s streets are more dangerous…

A report from the budget analyst estimates The City will spend $66 million on pedestrian safety projects in the next five years. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Police investigating Bayview shooting that killed 19-year-old man

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Saturday morning in San…

Teenager wounded in Bayview district shooting

A teenager was wounded in a shooting Saturday afternoon in the Bayview…

Arshad Razzak, a 19 year veteran of the force, was convicted in January 2015 and sentenced last week for illegally taking part in searches in the Henry Hotel at Mission and Sixth streets and falsifying police reports. A crowdfunding site has since been launched in an effort to raise money for his family. (Courtesy Teri Seago)

Crowdfunding site launched for former SF cop convicted in illegal searches

The conviction of a former San Francisco police officer is being called…

Arshad Razzak, a 19 year veteran of the force, was convicted in January 2015 and sentenced last week for illegally taking part in searches in the Henry Hotel at Mission and Sixth streets and falsifying police reports. A crowdfunding site has since been launched in an effort to raise money for his family. (Courtesy Teri Seago)

Three men injured in weekend SF shootings

Police are investigating a series of shootings that left at least three…

A San Francisco police officer shows off his new body-worn camera in the Tenderloin on Wednesday. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Body-worn cameras hit the streets

San Francisco police Sgt. John Conway has a new tool in his…

A San Francisco police officer shows off his new body-worn camera in the Tenderloin on Wednesday. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco’s elected leaders at City Hall must stand up for their values in a responsible manner. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Dirty politics at City Hall

We, as a city, benefit when our leaders are passionate, argumentative and…

San Francisco’s elected leaders at City Hall must stand up for their values in a responsible manner. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor John Avalos is proposing to withhold money from the San Francisco Police Department's budget if the department does not submit quarterly reports on use-of-force and racial data. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor wants to require SFPD to report reform progress

A proposal that would hold millions of dollars of funding for the…

Supervisor John Avalos is proposing to withhold money from the San Francisco Police Department's budget if the department does not submit quarterly reports on use-of-force and racial data. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Paulette Brown, holding the sign at right, shows up to Police Commission meetings every week to remind police her son's murder has still not been solved. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Expanded SFPD cold case unit could help solve hundreds of killings

Paulette Brown is one of the few people to consistently attend meetings…

Paulette Brown, holding the sign at right, shows up to Police Commission meetings every week to remind police her son's murder has still not been solved. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Executive director Anand Subramanian speaks as panel members (front, from left) Judge Cruz Reynoso, Judge Dickran M. Tevrizian and Judge LaDoris H. Cordell sit nearby during a press conference held by the Blue Ribbon Panel announcing their findings on SFPD oversight. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Blue Ribbon Panel: SFPD culture a bar to reforms

A three-judge panel investigating reports of bias in the San Francisco Police…

Executive director Anand Subramanian speaks as panel members (front, from left) Judge Cruz Reynoso, Judge Dickran M. Tevrizian and Judge LaDoris H. Cordell sit nearby during a press conference held by the Blue Ribbon Panel announcing their findings on SFPD oversight. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The City is currently searching for a permanent replacement for Interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)

Head hunting firm proposes $49K search for new SF police chief

Toney Chaplin may be the man leading the San Francisco Police Department…

The City is currently searching for a permanent replacement for Interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)
Deputy and newly appointed interim Chief Toney Chaplin looks on as Mayor Ed Lee announces his request of resignation from SFPD Chief Greg Suhr during a press conference at City Hall Thursday, May 19, 2016 following a fata officer involved shooting in the Bayview District earlier in the day. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Interim SF police chief boasts stellar track record

Interim San Francisco police Chief Toney Chaplin almost didn’t become a cop.…

Deputy and newly appointed interim Chief Toney Chaplin looks on as Mayor Ed Lee announces his request of resignation from SFPD Chief Greg Suhr during a press conference at City Hall Thursday, May 19, 2016 following a fata officer involved shooting in the Bayview District earlier in the day. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Ken Williams, a police reform and use of force expert, speaks during a justice summit on the use of force at the San Francisco Public Library on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Former Massachusetts cop says SFPD needs to be accountable on reforms

As the San Francisco Police Department works to rewrite its use-of-force policies…

Ken Williams, a police reform and use of force expert, speaks during a justice summit on the use of force at the San Francisco Public Library on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)